Elusive Huntresses

Caveman getting out of cave seeing NYC

Men do the hunting. Women do the cooking — sez who? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Imagine. You’re a hunter-gatherer in the early Americas nine thousand years ago. You take your gender role pretty seriously. In most societies, the message is clear: girls don’t

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A Moth’s Tale

Na na na na na na na na… Mothman? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Evolution is a war. An arms race that’s lasted millions of years. Like the war between moths…and BATS! Bats use echolocation — high-pitched sounds — to see and hunt, like

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